Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Graduate transfer Geno Thorpe has left the Syracuse basketball program for personal reasons, the school announced Friday.
The 6-foot-4 Thorpe, who also spent two years at Penn State and one at South Florida before transferring to Syracuse, was averaging 6.0 points per game in 14.3 minutes per game.
Thorpe was supposed to help complement the team’s returning and incoming backcourt players, including Frank Howard, Tyus Battle and Howard Washington.
Battle (19.7 ppg) and Howard (15.7 ppg) are both averaging more than 32 minutes per game.
Syracuse plays No. 2 Kansas in Miami on Saturday.
Photo: Dennis Nett / Syracuse.com
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.